Volume 33 - Issue 2 - January 2001

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A Tale of Two Series - a Dickens of an Integral
   P. Glaister
   pp. 25-27

Three Impossible Magic Squares
   Ralph Fellows
   pp. 28-33

Shadowing a Path
   Guido Lasters, David Sharpe
   p. 33-34

Is π (6521) = 6! + 5! + 2! + 1! Unique?
   Chris K. Caldwell, G. L. Honaker, Jr.
   pp. 34-36

About Hexagons
   Jens Cartensen
   pp. 37-40

Mathematics in the classroom
   p. 41

Computer column
   p. 42

Letter to the editor: A curious prime sequence
   (Volume 32, Number 3, p. 67)
   C. R. Jeggo
   p. 43

Letter to the editor: A curious prime sequence
   Alastair Summers
   p. 43

Letter to the editor: A curious prime sequence
   Filip Saidak
   p. 43

Letter to the editor: The Syracuse Alogrithm
   B. J. Hulbert
   pp. 43-44

Problems and Solutions
   pp. 45-46

Book review: Cryptorunes by C. A. Pickover
   (Pomegranate Communications, 2000)
   Chun Chung Tang
   p. 47

Book review: Geometry from Africa: Mathematical
   and Educational Explorations by P. Gerdes (MAA, 1999)
   Chun Chung Tang
   p. 47

Book review: The Context Problem Book VI: American High
   School Mathematics Examinations 1989-1994 by
   L. J. Schneider (MAA, 2000)
   Simon Mumford
   pp. 47-48

Book review: Randon Walks of George Pólya by G. L. Alexanderson
   (MAA, 2000)
   David Sharpe
   p. 48

Book review: Mathematical Mysteries: The Beauty and Magic of 
   Numbers by C. C. Clawson (Perseus, 2000)
   Daniel Brown
   p. 48

Other books received: 
   Fundamentals of University Mathematics by C. McGregor, 
   J. Nimmo, W. Strothers (Horwood, 2000)
   The Beginnings and Evolution of Algebra by I. Bashmakova,
  
G. Smirnova (MAA, 2000)
   Five More Golden Rules by J. L. Casti (John Wiley, 2000)
  
The Star and Cross Polyhedra by P. Taylor (Nattygrafix, 2000)
   p. 48